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The Muslim News: Issue 286 - February 2013 - Editorial

Issue 286 – February 2013

Editorial: Same sex marriage – a dangerous slippery slope

For centuries, all over the world, marriage has been defined as the formal union of a man and a woman, has been held religiously as a sacred institution and recognised as such by law.


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  • Most Muslim MPs back same sex marriage Bill

    Most Muslim MPs back same sex marriage Bill

    A majority of Muslim MPs voted for the controversial Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, which passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons on February 5, with only Conservative MP Rehman Chishti of the eight Muslim MPs voting against.

  • NYPD spying on Muslims violates rules, say civil rights lawyers

    NYPD spying on Muslims violates rules, say civil rights lawyers

    The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) has filed paper against the New York Police Department (NYPD) accusing the force of reviving political spying of the 1960s that was banned under a landmark legal ruling (Handschu guidelines).

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    Sir, I am so happy that The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is back in full swing. I went through the people who are shortlisted.

  • Using photos of pig permissible

    Sir, This is a response to Shuja Qureshi’s comment [Letters, Issue 285 - urging The Muslim News not to use image of pigs in its coverage]. Pigs are mentioned in the Qur’an so why is it offensive to see a picture of one?

  • Mali military adventure

    Sir, So we are now going to yet another Muslim country for a military adventure. The excuse that you rightly have argued given by Prime Minster, David Cameron, that we are in Mali to stop terrorism in Britain has no basis.

  • Agent provocateurs in mosques

    Sir, It is shocking. British, American and Danish intelligence agencies jointly using undercover agents to infiltrate mosques and indoctrinating young Muslims with extremist ideas. Even though you have published one example, I am quite sure there are many such agent provocateurs around the country targeting vulnerable young Muslims.

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